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June 20, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 16th June 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 16th June 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Shoots take root: On Fed hike"
  • Traction - the fact of an idea, product, etc. becoming popular or being accepted
  • Takeaway - a main message or piece of information that you learn from something you hear or read
  • Assertion - a definite statement or claim that something is true
  • On course - likely to happen, or likely to succeed as planned
  • Warrant - a reason for doing something
  • Gradual - gradual processes and changes happen slowly and by small amounts
  • Emphasise - to give particular importance or attention to something
  • Underpinning - an important basic part of something that allows it to succeed or continue to exist
  • Rebound - to return to a better level or position
  • Spurred - to cause something to happen
  • Expansion - the process of increasing in size
  • Investment - money used in a way that may earn you more money, for example money used for buying property or shares in a company
  • Significantly - by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable
  • Reassurance - the act of making someone feel less worried about something
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Doldrums - a situation in which there is a lack of success, activity, or improvement
  • Noteworthy - worth giving special attention or praise to
  • Revival - the process of becoming active, successful, or popular again
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Tumult - a confused and excited situation or mental state
  • Roil - to seriously disturb; to throw into confusion
  • Reiterate - to repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear to people
  • Monitoring - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Contour - the shape of the outside edge of something
  • Pare - to reduce the total number or amount of something
  • Exporter - a person, business, or country that sells goods to another country
  • Bumped up - to increase something
  • Median - the value that is the middle one in a set of values arranged in order of size
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information
  • Colleague - someone in your organization who has the same status or level of responsibility as you
  • Ward off - to prevent something unpleasant from harming
  • Tantrum - a sudden period of uncontrolled anger like a young child's
  • Scenario - a situation that could possibly happen
  • Deliberate - intended, not done by chance or by accident
  • Calibrated - measured and careful
  • Spelling out - to say or explain something very clearly
  • Backed - supported
  • Anticipate - to imagine or expect that something will happen
  • Earmark - to decide to use something, especially money, for a particular purpose
  • Stance - an attitude or view about an issue that you state clearly
  • Intuitive - based on your feelings rather than on facts or evidence
  • Accommodative - willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • Neutral - not supporting a particular side in an argument or disagreement
  • Poise - a controlled and relaxed way of behaving, even in difficult situations
  • Emphasis - special importance or attention that is given to one thing in particular
  • Consistency - the ability to remain the same in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "No time to work: On Child Labour Act"
  • Ratification - the act of voting on a decision or signing a written agreement to make it official
  • Convention -  a formal agreement between governments of different countries about how they should behave towards each other or towards the people in their country
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Nonetheless - despite what has just been said
  • Scepticism - doubts that someone has about something that other people think is true or right
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Abolition - the official end to a law, system, practice etc
  • Persist -  to continue to exist
  • Treaty - an official written agreement between two or more countries
  • Hazardous - dangerous, especially to people’s health or safety
  • Determine - to control what something will be
  • Flexibility - the ability to make changes or to deal with a situation that is changing
  • Wiggle room - the freedom or opportunity to do something, or to change your mind and do something differently if that is what is needed
  • Notch - if you move up or down a notch, you move up or down to the next level
  • Comprehensive - including many details or aspects of something
  • Condone - to approve of behaviour that most people think is wrong
  • Rubric - the name of a particular group or section of something
  • Detrimental - harmful or damaging
  • Ambit - range / limit
  • Vulnerable - someone who is vulnerable is weak or easy to hurt physically or mentally
  • Exploitation - unfair treatment of someone, or the use of a situation in a way that is wrong, in order to get some benefit for yourself
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Concession - something you give or allow to someone in order to reach an agreement
  • Stipulation - a condition or requirement that is specified or demanded as part of an agreement
  • Obligation - something that you must do for legal or moral reasons
  • Successive - coming or happening one after another in a series
  • Pertaining - to be directly related to something
  • Perennial - always existing, or never seeming to change
  • Plague - something that is very common and harmful
  • Languish - to fail to be successful or to improve
  • Elude - to manage to escape or hide from someone or something
  • Scrupulously - in a very careful and thorough way
  • Patchy -  happening or existing in some places but not in other places


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